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Resilience Can’t Be Taught—But It Can Be Learned
Residency was going according to plan until a phone call changed everything.
Why Aren’t We All in Therapy?
The looming specter of emotional and physical exhaustion in residency often takes hold well into a physician's career. So what are we doing about it?
Hendrix Revisited: Joe’s Final Psychotherapy Session
After a code gray, it was clear to me that no matter one’s training, only such fundamental moments can enable one to answer affirmatively when asked, "Are you experienced?"
Dignity in a Handshake
A simple handshake is no longer a formal gesture to symbolize parting ways. It has become that moment, with a patient, when we both agree to embark on a journey together.
Sand Mandala and Reflections on Residency
Like residency, the Tibetan Buddhist tradition of Sand Mandalas requires teamwork to accomplish a common goal. The group effort by both Sand Mandalas and residents results in a transformative experience.
The Psychiatry of Work: Is Residency Training Adequate?
It has been estimated that depression alone results in a loss of $31 billion per year for employers. This slideshow reports findings from a survey on work psychiatry.
Having just completed my first year as an attending physician, I realize that there is simply nothing that prepares you to be an attending—except being an attending.
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